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pyrophosphate

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

an older name for diphosphate (def. 1–5) (use no longer recommended although it is still used as an alternative in such terms as inorganic pyrophosphate, pyrophosphatase,...

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pyrophosphate

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

an older name for diphosphate (def. 1–5) (use no longer recommended although it is still used as an alternative in such terms as inorganic pyrophosphate, pyrophosphatase,...

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calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 61 words.

a condition in which calcium pyrophosphate is deposited in joints. The most common manifestation is *pseudogout, marked by acute pain, redness, and swelling resembling gout. Alternatively...

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pyrophosphate

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 33 words.

an older name for diphosphate (def. 1–5) (use no longer recommended although it is still used as an alternative in

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Pathophysiology of calcium pyrophosphate deposition

Abhishek Abhishek and Michael Doherty.

in Oxford Textbook of Osteoarthritis and Crystal Arthropathy

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Rheumatology. 4236 words.

Calcium pyrophosphate (CPP) dihydrate crystals form extracellularly. Their formation requires sufficient extracellular inorganic pyrophosphate (ePPi), calcium, and pro-nucleating factors....

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Calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition (CPPD)

Edward Roddy and Michael Doherty.

in Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Rheumatology. 9013 words.

Calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition (CPPD) in articular cartilage is a common age-related phenomenon. Recent important advances in our understanding of the pathophysiology of...

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Calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition (CPPD)

Edward Roddy and Michael Doherty.

in Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology

October 2013; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Rheumatology. 9471 words.

Calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition (CPPD) in articular cartilage is a common age-related phenomenon. Recent important advances in our understanding of the pathophysiology of...

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Treatment of calcium pyrophosphate deposition

Abhishek Abhishek and Michael Doherty.

in Oxford Textbook of Osteoarthritis and Crystal Arthropathy

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Rheumatology. 3254 words.

The treatment of calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition (CPPD) is mainly symptomatic. Acute calcium pyrophosphate (CPP) crystal synovitis should be treated with rest, local application of...

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Investigations of calcium pyrophosphate deposition

Abhishek Abhishek and Michael Doherty.

in Oxford Textbook of Osteoarthritis and Crystal Arthropathy

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Rheumatology. 3311 words.

Joint aspiration and microscopic examination of the aspirated synovial fluid remains the gold standard for the diagnosis of calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition (CPPD). If synovial...

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Clinical features of calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition

Abhishek Abhishek and Michael Doherty.

in Oxford Textbook of Osteoarthritis and Crystal Arthropathy

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Rheumatology. 3122 words.

Calcium pyrophosphate deposition (CPPD) occurs in the elderly, and is commonly asymptomatic. However, it can cause acute calcium pyrophosphate (CPP) crystal arthritis, chronic CPP crystal...

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Epidemiology and risk factors for calcium pyrophosphate deposition

Abhishek Abhishek and Michael Doherty.

in Oxford Textbook of Osteoarthritis and Crystal Arthropathy

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Rheumatology. 3376 words.

Calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition (CPPD) is rare in younger adults but becomes increasingly common over the age of 55 years, especially at the knee. Ageing and osteoarthritis (OA)...

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thiamine pyrophosphate

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

A coenzyme of the carboxylases and aldehyde transferases.

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inorganic pyrophosphate

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a less preferred term for inorganic diphosphate.

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phosphoribosyl pyrophosphate

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

abbr.: PRPP; a common name for (5‐)phospho(‐α‐d‐)ribosyl diphosphate.

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thiamine pyrophosphate

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 10 words.

a coenzyme of the carboxylases and aldehyde transferases.

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thiamine pyrophosphate

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 10 words.

a coenzyme of the carboxylases and aldehyde transferases.

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phosphoribosyl pyrophosphate

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 10 words.

abbr.: PRPP; a common name for (5‐)phospho(‐αd‐)ribosyl diphosphate.

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inorganic pyrophosphate

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 9 words.

a less preferred term for inorganic diphosphate.

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Biochemical characterization of the <i>Mycobacterium tuberculosis</i> phosphoribosyl-1-pyrophosphate synthetase

Luke J Alderwick, Georgina S Lloyd, Adrian J Lloyd, Andrew L Lovering, Lothar Eggeling and Gurdyal S Besra.

in Glycobiology

April 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Carbohydrates. 10715 words.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis arabinogalactan (AG) is an essential cell wall component. It provides a molecular framework serving to connect peptidoglycan to the outer mycolic...

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Plasma pyrophosphate and vascular calcification in chronic kidney disease

W. Charles O’Neill, Mhairi K. Sigrist and Christopher W. McIntyre.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

January 2010; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 2994 words.

Background. Pyrophosphate (PPi) is a potent inhibitor of vascular calcification and may be deficient in renal failure. We sought to determine whether plasma PPi is affected by...

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Pyrophosphate is a source of phosphoryl groups for <i>Escherichia coli</i> protein phosphorylation

Bertrand Duclos, Elisabeth Vaganay, Mustapha Dadssi and Alain J. Cozzone.

in FEMS Microbiology Letters

November 1996; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

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Pyrophosphate can serve as a source of phosphoryl groups for the phosphorylation of E. coli proteins. The main target of such phosphorylation is a...

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